What is this bodice treatment called?

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Vintage Fashion Q & A' started by bartondoll, May 6, 2004.

  1. bartondoll

    bartondoll Guest

    Pretty cotton Gigi Young dress that I would like to
    VTA on Sunday...the top of the bodice has a separate
    panel that sticks out slightly from the under part of the

    <img src="http://image.inkfrog.com/pix/bartondoll/Dcp_0817.jpg">

    You can see abit in the side view at the top how
    the panel is away from the dress abit.

    <img src="http://image.inkfrog.com/pix/bartondoll/Dcp_0819.jpg">

  2. Jonathan

    Jonathan Trade Member

    stand away bodice with straight neckline?
  3. Is that called a shelf bodice?
  4. cherry-pie-and-roses

    cherry-pie-and-roses Registered Guest

    I don't think there's an official name for it, but I might call it a bodice panel....paneled bodice...thinking.....

    Is that sewn into princess seams?

    Princess seamed bodice panel

    Paneled bodice w/princess seams

    I rambling. Bye.:)
  5. bartondoll

    bartondoll Guest

    thanks guys, I'm going to try and get this up tonight as a 5-dayer.

    Linda, I think a shelf bodice is under the boobs.

  6. pastperfect2

    pastperfect2 Trade Member

  7. cherry-pie-and-roses

    cherry-pie-and-roses Registered Guest

    ....LOL, Hollis....flying buttresses....yes, indeedy, that'll hold up some heavyweight construction!

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